Monday, April 25, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Madison Bumgarner
The San Diego Padres visit AT&T Park on Monday to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Drew Pomeranz for the Padres and Madison Bumgarner for the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +194 and San Francisco at -210. The over/under was set at 6.5. The Padres have a 9-8-1 over/under record and a 9-9-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Giants are 8-11-0 against the run line and have a 10-9-0 over/under record. They cover the spread 42% of the time.
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The Padres head into this matchup with a 7-11 record, including 3-4 on the road. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 2.04 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 25 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he has given up 11 hits so far this season. He has allowed 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.5. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 5.34 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen while being struck out 56 times and walking 25 times this season. As a team, San Diego has allowed 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Padres pitchers have collectively given up 163 base hits and 85 earned runs. They have allowed 20 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 63 batters and struck out 154. They walk 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team, San Diego is batting .234, good for 23rd in the league while putting together a .261 average away from home. The Padres hold a .350 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 19th in baseball with 7.94 hits per game. Wil Myers comes into this game hitting .301 and his on-base percentage is at .312. He has 22 hits this season along with 9 runs scored and 9 runs batted in. He's struck out 24 times and has walked 2 times. Jon Jay is hitting .282 and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 20 hits so far while scoring 6 runs and he's driven in 8. He has walked 7 times and has struck out 17 times. The Padres have 143 hits, including 23 doubles and 14 home runs. They've stolen 13 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 6 times. San Diego has walked 54 times this season and they've struck out 159 times as a unit. They've left 122 men on base and have a team OPS of .650. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 67 runs so far this year.
San Francisco comes into this matchup with a 5-5 home record and a 9-10 overall mark. With an earned run average of 3.91, Madison Bumgarner has a 1-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 24 hits. He has allowed 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.54. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 43 times and walking 23 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 9.53 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 180 base knocks and 79 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year and they give up 0.8 home runs per nine innings as a staff. San Francisco as a staff has walked 51 hitters and struck out 139. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .271 average at home. The Giants hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329 which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 11th in baseball with 8.79 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .271 and he has an OBP of .343. He has 16 hits this year along with 7 runs scored and 6 RBI. He's struck out 7 times and has walked on 7 occasions. Brandon Belt is hitting .269 and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 18 hits so far while he's scored 9 runs and drove in 10. He has earned a walk 10 times and has punched out 12 times. The Giants as a unit have 167 base hits, including 28 doubles and 21 homers. They have 7 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 6 times. San Francisco as a team has walked 68 times this year and they have struck out 118 times. They've had 122 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They score 5 runs per game and have totaled 95 runs so far this season.
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 9-8-1 against the over/under so far this season
The San Diego Padres are 9-9-0 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 10-9-0 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 8-11-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
San Diego Padres
04/23/16 3B Alexi Amarista Hamstring 15-day DL (4/20)
04/21/16 2B Cory Spangenberg Quad 15-day DL (4/20)
04/21/16 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 15-day DL (4/18)
04/11/16 3B Yangervis Solarte Hamstring 15-day DL (4/10)
04/09/16 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 15-day DL (4/5)
04/08/16 P Matt Thornton Achilles 15-day DL (4/4)
04/04/16 P Buddy Baumann Back 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Jonathan Edwards Hip 15-day DL (3/25)
San Francisco Giants
04/24/16 1B Brandon Belt Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Miami Marlins
04/22/16 SS Ehire Adrianza Foot 60-day DL (4/15)
04/19/16 P George Kontos Elbow 15-day DL (4/18)
04/15/16 P Sergio Romo Elbow 15-day DL (4/11)
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres
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